FRV Clupea 0784C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0784C
Cruise period1984-06-19 — 1984-06-28
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnStornoway, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To determine catch rates, also composition and maturity of Nephrops in small and standard mesh trawls, in the Moray Firth and North Minch.
2. To determine catch rates and composition of fish by-catches in these areas.
3. To study growth of Nephrops in different parts of the Moray Firth and North Minch.
4. To obtain mud samples for particle size, shear stress, organic carbon and faunal analysis.
Chief scientistF Godfrey Howard (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0784C cruise report cl7_84.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificMoray Firth/ N. Minch
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0784C cruise track — cl7_84track.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityDescription: water samples taken for radio-caesium analysis
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of stations = 12
Description: Nephrops survey.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: sediment samples taken for particle size and organic carbon analysis.